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Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Linux) - Greenbelt, MD
Ref No.: 18-00890
Location: Greenbelt, Maryland
Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Linux)
Location: Greenbelt, MD
Duration: 06+ Months
Rate: DOE

US Citizen only. No third-party agencies corp. to corp.

Education/Minimum YOE Must possess either a Master's Degree + 12 years' experience / a Bachelor's Degree + 14 years' experience / or an Associate's Degree + 16 years' experience / or a High School Diploma/GED + 18 years' experience
  • SA Engineering and Provisioning
  • Engineering of SA-related solutions for various project and operational needs.
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Install and configure systems such as supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Operations and Support
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
  • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.
  • Maintenance
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Upgrade and configure system software that supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
Minimum Required Skills/Experience:
  • 7 years' experience planning, installing, configuring, patching, and/or troubleshooting issues on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 & 7
  • 5 years' experience in advanced administration including performance tuning and troubleshooting in a very diverse and integrated environment to include virtual environments
  • 3 years' intermediate storage and network administration experience
  • 1 year experience with one or more scripting languages (e.g. JSON, JavaScript, Python, Perl, Powershell, Bash)
Preferred Skills: 2 years' experience integrating with hybrid cloud